Poison Ivy is a plant that is common in North America, whose oil causes a severe allergic reaction in over three quarters of the population. Allergic reactions are usually confined to the skin, but can be extremely painful and discomforting. It is often thought that babies are unaffected by poison ivy, but it is more likely that they simply aren't exposed to environments in which poison ivy generally grow, namely, outdoors deep in natural wood. Read these articles on how to avoid poison ivy contact, and what to do if your child touches poison ivy.
Articles about Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy Rashes
Generally, people don't associate poison ivy with children, however, and some people believe that children do not have skin that is affected by poison ivy. Even though it is true that poison ivy rashes are extremely rare in children in their first year...